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Archaeological excavations at Sigatoka Dune site, Fiji

Lawrence Birks

Archaeological excavations at Sigatoka Dune site, Fiji

by Lawrence Birks

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Published by Fiji Museum in Suva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Fiji -- Viti Levu.,
  • Fiji -- Antiquities.,
  • Sigatoka Dune Site (Fiji)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Lawrence Birks ; with drawings by Winifred Mumford.
    SeriesBulletin - Fiji Museum -- no. 1, Bulletin of the Fiji Museum -- no. 1
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 176 p., [2] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13593327M

    Geomorphic and archaeological landscapes of the Sigatoka Dune Site, Viti Levu, Fiji: Interdisciplinary investigations. Asian Perspectives Holdaway, R.N. and A.J. Anderson. 14C AMS dates on Rattus exulans bones from natural and archaeological contexts on Norfolk Island, South-west Pacific. CATEGORY: site; artifact DEFINITION: In eastern Peru, a number of sites near Pucallpa, where the many pottery styles have been placed into a 4,year sequence. archaeological sequence CATEGORY: technique.

    Papers presented at Wenner-Gren Symposium on Oceanic Culture History, Sigatoka, Fiji A stratified dune site at Tairua, interpretations using new data and 40 year old excavations to establish a sequence from to AD by R. C Green. Founded in as one of the first learned societies of the Southern Hemisphere, the Polynesian Society immediately started publishing the Journal of the Polynesian Society as a quarterly devoted to the study of Maori and other Pacific cultures. Today, it is housed at the University of Auckland, New-Zealand.

    CATEGORY: site DEFINITION: A Neolithic settlement of the Funnel Beaker culture of southeast Poland with evidence of copper metallurgy. Herodium CATEGORY: site DEFINITION: A Palestinian site with a fortress built by Herod the Great ( BC) and the site of his tomb. It was a stronghold for Jewish rebels against the Roman rule. Dissected orogen temper class (heterogeneous sand derived from diverse bedrock sources), Sigatoka dune site, south coast of Viti Levu Island, Fiji: PL, FoV × mm. Visible temper grains include pale (colorless) quartz and feldspar mineral grains, colored pyribole mineral grains (pale green clinopyroxene and darker green hornblende.


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Sand temper in prehistoric potsherds from the Sigatoka dunes, Viti Levu, Fiji [Appendix I]: in Birks, L., Archaeological excavations at Sigatoka dune site, Fiji: Suva, Fiji Museum Bulletin 1, p.

69 TongaeSamoa The burials from the Sigatoka sand dune site VL 16/1 on Viti Levu, Fiji, are generally assumed to belong to the Navatu phase (level 2) that dates from to calBP.

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